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  • Second Opinion at Tufts Saves Shayla’s Life They say big things come in small packages. Well, you can say the same for big diseases. Granulomatous meningoencephalomyelitis or GME is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system, which effects many small breed dogs and one which very few people know anything about. When Veronica was asked to tell her story about Shayla, …
  • Clinical Case Challenge: Neurology (Dog)
    Case description
    A 1.5 year old neutered Labrador retriever, Rimadyl, presented to the Neurology Service at Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals for a two week history of neck pain. Rimadyl improved for about one week, however, clinical signs then progressed with an uncoordinated gait and dragging of all four legs.
    Physical examination showed a dog in …

Success Stories

  • Shayla’s miraculous story gives her a second lease on life They say big things come in small packages. Well, you can say the same for big diseases. Granulomatous meningoencephalomyelitis or GME is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system, which effects many small breed dogs and one which very few people know anything about. When Veronica was asked to tell her story about Shayla, …
  • Second Opinion at Tufts Saves Shayla’s Life They say big things come in small packages. Well, you can say the same for big diseases. Granulomatous meningoencephalomyelitis or GME is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system, which effects many small breed dogs and one which very few people know anything about. When Veronica was asked to tell her story about Shayla, …
  • Kyser’s Story Kyser recovered from a potentially fatal lower back injury and is back on all four paws.

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At Your Service

  • At Your Service: Neurology The Neurology Team at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals
    Our goal is to offer the best treatment and care for dogs and cats with neurological disorders – including brain, spinal cord, muscle and nerve diseases -seven days a week. New appointments are available on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Re-checks are seen on Fridays. All appointments …

Client Education

  • Shayla’s miraculous story gives her a second lease on life They say big things come in small packages. Well, you can say the same for big diseases. Granulomatous meningoencephalomyelitis or GME is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system, which effects many small breed dogs and one which very few people know anything about. When Veronica was asked to tell her story about Shayla, …
  • Common Household Dangers to Your Pets We have all been there, experienced the sinking feeling that accompanies the moment we realize our beloved family pet ingests a potentially dangerous toxin. Some common toxins include: chocolate, xylitol, (a sugar alternative), human medications, certain plants, rodenticides and antifreeze. You should always seek veterinary care if you suspect your pet has …
  • Lyme Disease in Your Companion Pets What is Lyme disease?
    Lyme disease is caused by a bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi that is spread by the black-legged tick, often referred to as the deer tick. Basically, Lyme disease can be transmitted to dogs, cats and people when an infected tick attaches itself to their skin for a blood feast. An infected pet cannot transmit Lyme …
  • Giving Pills to Your Pet Having Trouble Giving Pills to Your Pet? Watch this series of videos for tips and tricks

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